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Legal Terms Glossary

Legal Terms Glossary

As a single parent, you need to be familiar with the legal terms that you may hear in family court or as you go through the process of secure child support or child custody. This glossary of legal terms includes relevant terms, acronyms, and abbreviations.......[Read More]
Teenagers and Stress!

Teenagers and Stress!

Do teenagers have stress? Absolutely! How do parents deal with the stress their teens go through so they lessen the stress for the teenager and themselves.......[Read More]
How to Get Your Kids to Clean and Organize

How to Get Your Kids to Clean and Organize

It doesn't matter whether you're a stay-at-home or a working parent, teaching your children how to clean and stay organized will improve your life as well as theirs!......[Read More]
Say Please!

Say Please!

When parents of young children come to me for Parent Coaching, they often ask for help with compliance. Their children don't "listen." I think that most parents have this problem at one time or another. I know that I did. Parents find themselves telling a child over and over to do the......[Read More]
Coping When Your Ex Partner and Parent of Your Children Is Being Difficult

Coping When Your Ex Partner and Parent of Your Children Is Being Difficult

How can you deal with an ex who constantly lets your children down, prevents you from having any free time or life of your own? Here are a few ideas that might help you cope a little better.......[Read More]
The Art Of Getting Your Kids To Talk To You

The Art Of Getting Your Kids To Talk To You

Being a parent isn't easy. Some days just getting everyone in your family all together at the same time for dinner can seem like the "impossible dream". Between after school sports and clubs and work.........[Read More]
The Perfect Parent...Who Are We Kidding?

The Perfect Parent...Who Are We Kidding?

I get the feeling that there are a lot of moms and dads out there that feel they're not measuring up.Ok, next question.What measure are they using to figure out whether they make the grade and is that measure fair?Or are we being judged by some over zealous perfectionists who've never held......[Read More]
Baby Rockers: Rock Your Baby's World

Baby Rockers: Rock Your Baby's World

Parents want to ensure that they keep an eye on their babies. As babies are so fragile, it is a must for parents to always know what their babies are doing. And as parents are also busy bodies at home, they want to make sure that they can still do household chores while keeping an eye on their babie......[Read More]
How to Have an Enjoyable, Good Work-Life Balance

How to Have an Enjoyable, Good Work-Life Balance

Parents have to look after their own family. They also need to juggle with their work. To avoid any stress, here are some ways to enjoy a work-life balance.......[Read More]
Bluetooth Speakers And Headphones Make Great Holiday Gifts For Kids

Bluetooth Speakers And Headphones Make Great Holiday Gifts For Kids

Inexpensive audio devices, such as Bluetooth speakers, headphones and earbuds, that will make great holiday gifts for your kids.......[Read More]
Parenting Your Teenager: Report Cards Can Help Reveal Teens' Struggles

Parenting Your Teenager: Report Cards Can Help Reveal Teens' Struggles

Do you know how report cards coming home can be such an anxiety provoking event? Here are some tips and tools for responding to a poor report card.......[Read More]
How to Plan a Sweet 16 Party

How to Plan a Sweet 16 Party

Although today's sweet 16 parties often have no other significant special meaning besides celebrating the coming-of-age, the sweet 16 party originally was created to be a celebration of a girl's virginity. Sweet 16 parties can range from formal, grand events to a small gathering of close friends. If......[Read More]
How to Teach Kids to Be Organized

How to Teach Kids to Be Organized

Kids and chaos seem to go hand in hand. However, like the ability to tie your shoes, organization is a skill that must be taught. Children thrive within structure and feel a sense of security in a well-organized environment. They also perform better in school. As John Stamm, PhD, and Bill Stockton r......[Read More]
A Wedding Story

A Wedding Story

Recently I went to the wedding of Joyce's youngest stepson, the last of four children to get married. Joyce is a HERO in every sense of the word.......[Read More]
Bringing In Baby: That Little Giraffe Baby Blanket May Send A Deeper Message

Bringing In Baby: That Little Giraffe Baby Blanket May Send A Deeper Message

Look through any catalogue for baby gear and you'll find that we want only the softest and gentlest of things to come into contact with our new babies. As humans we want to sweetly ease them into the home and make them welcome into the world. We choose soft, inviting fabrics and color pallettes......[Read More]
How to Understand Your Baby's Needs and Wants When Traveling?

How to Understand Your Baby's Needs and Wants When Traveling?

Long Car journeys may not be that comfortable even for adults in certain circumstances, and all the more so for a baby since a baby requires comfort, care and a feeling of safety at all times. One must always ensure that he or she is prepared to meet the baby's needs for comfort and help during......[Read More]
Bedtime Stories - Philip and Burt ( A Dreamy World )

Bedtime Stories - Philip and Burt ( A Dreamy World )

Philip & Burt ( A dreamy world ) Once upon a time there lived a poor child, Philip, in a city with tall buildings and many cars. Lost his parents and alone in the world ... ......[Read More]
"Birthday Math" Makes Calculating Fun

"Birthday Math" Makes Calculating Fun

To give your child some unsuspected practice in math and memory skills, show her how to look up her favorite celebrities on IMDb and use their birthdates to figure out their ages.......[Read More]
How to Get a Toddler to Take a Bath

How to Get a Toddler to Take a Bath

It is not uncommon for toddlers to develop the fear of a bath, according to Penelope Leach, a child psychologist with the Baby Center website. Toddlers may fear they may get swept down the drain with the bath water because they have not developed a sense of scale and do not realize they are fine, Le......[Read More]
Imaginary Friend

Imaginary Friend

For parents of children with special needs, family gatherings -- full of doubting relatives, stressful situations, and typically developing kids -- can be a tough way to spend a day. Here are ten items to see you through, or at least give you a laugh to lighten the load.......[Read More]